Charlene Agabao Beck has been an educator since 2010. She was a teacher with Vallejo City Unified School District where she trained in Restorative Practices. Her former career was in film and television production, with a personal focus on amplifying diverse storytelling by BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ storytellers. She is a Sundance Producers Summit Fellow and a Film Independent Producing Fellow. She currently teaches in Riverside Unified School District.